2011 in animation
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The year 2011 in animation involved some animation-related events.
- March 23 - Series creator Genndy Tartakovsky leaves Cartoon Network Studios and moves to Sony Pictures Animation as Cartoon Network begins to decline, leaving Sym-Bionic Titan canceled after 20 episodes.
- Academy Award for Best Animated Feature: Rango
- Animation Kobe Feature Film Award: Macross Frontier: Sayonara no Tsubasa
- Annecy International Animated Film Festival Cristal du long métrage: The Rabbi's Cat
- Annie Award for Best Animated Feature: Rango
- Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Animated Feature Film: Leafie, A Hen into the Wild
- BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film: Rango
- César Award for Best Animated Film: The Rabbi's Cat
- European Film Award for Best Animated Film: Chico and Rita
- Goya Award for Best Animated Film: Wrinkles
- Japan Academy Prize for Animation of the Year: From up on Poppy Hill
- Japan Media Arts Festival Animation Grand Prize: Puella Magi Madoka Magica
- Mainichi Film Awards - Animation Grand Award: Hotarubi no Mori e
Main article: List of animated feature films of 2011
Television series debuts
Main article: List of animated television series of 2011
- January 9 - Bob's Burgers debuts on Fox (2011–present).
- February 14 - Jake and the Never Land Pirates debuts on Disney Junior (2011–present).
- May 3:
- June 27 - Winx Club debuts on Nickelodeon (2011–present).
- September 19 - Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness debuts on Nickelodeon (2011–present).
Television series endings
- April 9 - Sym-Bionic Titan ended on Cartoon Network (2010–2011)
- June 18 - The Mighty B! ended on Nickelodeon and Nicktoons (2008–2011)
- July 23 - G.I. Joe Renegades ended on Hub Network (2010–2011)
- November 4 - Ni Hao, Kai-Lan ended on Nickelodeon (2007–2011)
- November 12 - Back at the Barnyard ended on Nickelodeon and Nicktoons (2007–2011)
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- "第16回アニメーション神戸賞". Anime Kobe (in Japanese). Retrieved 2012-03-11.
- "Animation Chico and Rita wins European film award". BBC News. BBC. 2011-12-06. Retrieved 2012-03-15.